Insurance

SunLife makes first foray into car insurance market

Thursday, 27 July 2017 | News

Over 50s specialist SunLife has entered the car insurance market for the first time this week.

Funny money: Summer spike in freezer failure food insurance claims

Monday, 10 July 2017 | News

Whether it’s a summer party or a family get together, the British summer means one thing – barbeques.

Planning a staycation? Beware the pitfalls of relying on your home insurance

Friday, 30 June 2017 | News

Brits planning a staycation are being warned to make sure they have the right insurance in place, as loading up the car and heading for the coast comes with the same pitfalls as any holiday.

Regulator to probe travel insurance market for cancer sufferers

Tuesday, 20 June 2017 | News

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has launched an industry consultation to see how the travel insurance market can be improved for people with cancer.

Travelling to Europe? Don’t confuse EHICs with travel insurance – you need both

Tuesday, 20 June 2017 | News

Holidaymakers have been warned by GoCompare.com to check their travel insurance cover, and to ensure they are not over-reliant on their European Health Insurance Card (EHIC).

Funny money: “A badger ate my swimming pool”

Monday, 05 June 2017 | News

One unlucky homeowner was forced to claim on their insurance after a badger chewed through the lining of their swimming pool.

Insurance premiums to rise as tax change takes effect

Thursday, 01 June 2017 | News

A controversial increase in insurance premium tax (IPT) takes effect today, with car, home, health and pet insurance costs all set to rise as a result.

A quarter auto-renew travel insurance – shop around to cut costs

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 | News

Almost a quarter of people simply auto-renew their existing travel insurance policy – even if the price has increased, according to a Moneywise survey of more than 10,000 readers.

Four in 10 travel policies exclude cruises: check your cover before setting sail

Tuesday, 16 May 2017 | News

Cruise travellers could be in danger of having insufficient travel insurance for their trip, warns financial information business Defaqto.

Get ready for home insurance price hikes, the AA warns

Thursday, 04 May 2017 | News

Home insurance premiums are set to increase this year, despite the cost of the average quote falling slightly during the first quarter of 2017.